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GP commissioners not spending enough on mental health, claims Labour

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 07 August 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5080

This News story (BMJ 2014;349:g4857, doi:10.1136/bmj.g4857) states that figures from Public Health England (PHE) show that Merton CCG in southwest London has the highest proportion of its population with a common mental health disorder (31%). However, PHE have confirmed that the 31% figure was incorrect, and have updated their data to show that common mental health disorder prevalence for Merton is 16%. 1


Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5080

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